Plumbing industry gets smart about water use 15 Feb 2009
One of the foundation aims of worldplumbinginfo.com is to spread knowledge and good practice globally to reduce water use and improve sanitation. The first two water-saving ideas, which we have called ‘Cleaning the carrots’ and ‘Money laundering’, are from Australia.
Solar power rises high 08 Feb 2009
One of the world's largest financial institutions, Bank of America, is going green at its new headquarters-and it will save the bank money.
Siphonic roof drainage 08 Feb 2009
It is well known how a siphonic system performs when fully primed, but few had questioned what happens under part load.
Engineers share their knowledge 04 Feb 2009
Great minds may think alike but occasionally one or two can bring something different to the table – as some organizations are discovering through regular knowledge-sharing exercises.
A new approach to water access 03 Feb 2009
After decades of apartheid South Africa is dealing with many social and environmental problems. The plumbing industry is keen to do its share.